Rhonda Glover Reese was born in Annapolis, Maryland, and raised in Washington, DC. She graduated from Old Dominion University and received a BS degree in Criminal Justice. In addition, she received an MS degree in Management from Johns Hopkins University. Mrs. Reese is enrolled at the Grand Canyon University pursuing a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis on Organizational Development. She also holds certificates in Nonprofit Executive Management from Georgetown University and Howard University School of Business Executive Education. She began her career with the FBI in 1984 and became a Special Agent in 1988. She served in leadership roles in Newark, Washington, DC, New Haven, and FBI Headquarters.
She is a Life Member of the NOBLE. She is a member of WIFLE and the IACP. Other membership organizations include being a Diamond Life member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, a Life Member of the NAACP, and a Legacy Life Member of the NCNW. She is also a member of the International Coach Federation and holds certifications from the World Coach Institute and the Youth Coaching Institute. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Public Safety Cadets. She is also on the Board of Directors for the Women’s Initiative Network at ODU.
She participated in the Master’s Series for Distinguished Leaders through the Skinner Leadership Institute. Further, she represented the FBI at the Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, participating in “Women and Power: Leadership in the New World.” Mrs. Reese was presented with the FBI Director’s Award for EEO for her contributions to enhancing employment opportunities for women and minorities within the FBI. She received an Honorary Doctorate from the Lincoln College of New England. She is also the Johns Hopkins University 2018 Woodrow Wilson Award for Distinguished Government Service recipient and serves on its Alumni Council. She co-authored the best-selling book “Dear Fear Volume 2:18 Powerful Lessons on Living Your Best Life on the Other Side of Fear.” She retired from the FBI in 2018 after 34 years of service. She is now the CEO of the Rhonda M. Glover Group LLC, a coaching/mentoring firm focusing on developing law enforcement leaders and individuals interested in law enforcement careers. Rhonda is a proud military wife married to Trent Reese.